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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available...
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62]. Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward...
    • Date: 1962
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    Middle Virginia and North Carolina Relief shown by shading. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; source unknown; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Rusling, James Fowler
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Botetourt County. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter - Randolph, Innes
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1]. Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Home Insurance Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of March, 1906 Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger,...
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Cortelyou, George (George Bruce) - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 1906
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    Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th. Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewell's forces in the "Mule Shoe salient." Oriented with north to the upper left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1863. In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden has traced the circuitous route he and other prisoners captured by Mosby's Guerillas during the Mine Run Campaign followed from near Rappahannock Station, Va., to Woodville, down the Blue Ridge Valley, through Madison Court House and on to Gordonsville. Sneden has annotated the map with the names and locations of many of the small communities...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-27
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    Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862 While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with the Chickahominy River to the south of the image and Beaverdam Creek with the Union and Confederate armies located on either side.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-27
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula Scale 1:92,000 (not "1:80,000"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 626 Cover title: Fac-simile reproduction of the Confederate war map of the "Vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula" which was issued to Gen'l. Robert E. Lee and his corps commanders in 1864. This facsimile was made from the preceding photocopy (entry no. 625) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Ball, T. Sewell - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond [1862-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line...
    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Date: 1862
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Virginia : September 1st 1862 5 to 9 p.m. Scene of the last engagement of the Second Battle of Bull Run. Shows the area between Chantilly, Va., in the north and the Centreville Road to the south. The Little River Turnpike and Germantown are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to, but covering a larger area than G3884.R5S5 1864 .U5 CW 642. Gift; Mrs. Thomas P. Haviland. Signed, Official: N. Michler, Major, Engineers, U.S.A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 642.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Lynchburg and vicinity Includes parts of Amherst, Bedford and Campbell counties.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefields of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1892
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    Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Southern Railway. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509 Title when folded: G.A.R. Reunion, Washington, D.C. Battle field folder. Southern Railway. Map of eastern Virginia showing the Southern Railway line in red, other railroads in blue, towns, and river. Battlefields are located by crossed swords. Folder contains brief descriptions of "some Virginia battlefields along the line of the Southern Railway," "list of National...
    • Contributor: Natl. Eng. Co.
    • Date: 1902
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    The field of Fredericksburg : showing the positions of the troops on the morning of December 13, 1862 Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. XIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca....
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes "The physical and climatic difference of the three grand divisions of the state: Tide-Water, Piedmont, and Great Valley," "Steamboat routes," and "Altitudes of mountains, &c., in Virginia above Tidewater." Prime meridian:...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Powell, W. Angelo - United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864